Beans are a traditional dish from the Tuscany region of Italy.
Ingredients for 4 people:
- 1 kilo of fresh Cannellini beans
- Several sage leaves
- Extravergine olive oil
- Lemon, salt, and pepper
Place the beans in a terracotta casserole, cover them with water equal to four times their volume. Add several sage leaves, salt and pepper. Place the casserole over a low fire from about four hours. When they are ready add at least a soupspoon of olive oil, a bit of lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. Mix carefully and serve hot.